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The Contender

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Jeff Bridges, The Contender

The Contender

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
126 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/13/00
performer:
Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges, Sam Elliott, Philip Baker Hall, Mariel Hemingway, Gary Oldman, William L. Petersen, Christian Slater
director:
Rod Lurie
Producers:
Battleground Productions, Cinecontender
author:
Rod Lurie
genre:
Drama, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B-

The sophomore feature from film critic turned filmmaker Lurie (”Deterrence”) stars two time Oscar nominee Allen as a senator whose nomination for the vice presidency is jeopardized when a nemesis (Oldman) digs up sexual secrets from her past.

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